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  • News | Olympic News

    Discover the secrets of the track of records

    In London, during the 2012 Games, several world records were broken on the track of the Olympic velodrome. This was not by chance. Michael Taylor, the head architect of this magnificent sports facility, designed with sustainable development and legacy in mind for future generations, explains its secrets.
    25 Oct 2013 | Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    First-ever Olympic Medals awarded to women boxers

    Nicola Adams from Great Britain, Katie Taylor from Ireland and Claressa Shields from the USA have won the first-ever Olympic gold medals in women’s boxing in the categories of fly weight (51kg), light weight (60 kg) and middle weight (75 kg) respectively.
    10 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Women in Sport, Boxing
  • Boxing gold joy for Ireland's Taylor - full replay | Video

    Boxing gold joy for Ireland's Taylor - full replay

    London 2012 - Ireland's Katie Taylor added Olympic Games gold to her four World Championships titles - but she was made to work hard for her 10-8 win over Russia's Sofya Ochigava amid an extraordinary atmosphere at ExCeL. Watch the match in full now.
  • Boxing gold joy for Ireland's Taylor | Video

    Boxing gold joy for Ireland's Taylor

    London 2012 - Ireland's Katie Taylor added Olympic Games gold to her four World Championships titles - but she was made to work hard for her 10-8 win over Russia's Sofya Ochigava amid an extraordinary atmosphere at ExCeL.
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG stars kick 2020 off in style

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most impressive performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the global sporting stage.
    07 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2020 PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected six research projects based on their academic quality and link with Olympic studies.
    10 Jan 2020 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | YOG

    IOC to host global gathering of inspiring young leaders ahead of Lausanne 2020

    A record number of attendees from over 40 countries – including 53 Young Change-Makers (YCMs) and inspirational speakers in the field of sport for development – will participate in the fourth annual edition of the IOC Youth Summit ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. 
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, IOC News
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